Microsoft Community Office Hours, Episode 41

For our 41st episode this week of the Microsoft Community Office Hours series, I was joined by Sean McDonough, MVP (@spmcdonough), Hal Hostetler, MVP (@TVWizard), Mike Nelson, MVP (@MikeNelsonIO), Eric Riz, MVP (@rizinsights), community expert Shari Oswald (@shortcutshari), Sharon Weaver, RD (@sharoneweaver), Microsoft’s Neil Hodgkinson (@nellymo), and Rob Bogue, MVP (@robbogue) for another panel discussion shared via live stream in the Office 365 Community on Facebook, and simulcast on Twitter (Periscope), LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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In this episode, we covered the following topics:

  • The official start of the live stream, brief discussion of our disclaimer, and of [1:24]
  • Christian shares some homework re: Microsoft Lists support for multiple languages  [4:47]
  • Christian also talks about bypassing Skype for Business migration and going straight to Teams-only mode, points to blog posts from MVP Tom ArbuthnotDocsMsft Tech Community, and eNowSoftware [6:32]
  • Christian invites all M365 Admins to take the short (anonymous) security, compliance and governance survey [9:20]
  • Shari shares her homework re: a Power App dynamically changing data sources based on a drop down list [10:35]
  • Neil provides a non-status to his outstanding homework item [14:59]
  • Why am I seeing multiple occurences of holidays on my Outlook calendar peek? [16:41]
  • As a new Microsoft 365 Admin, what Microsoft certifications should I take? The panel shares link, link, link, link, link, and link [19:59]
  • Is waiting 15-20 days typical for receiving a new Office 365 A1 license? [26:04]
  • What are some of the Microsoft 365 security options I should consider for my small business? [28:10]
  • Mike digs into the Solar Winds security breach, points to link and link for guidance [32:50]
  • Mike also shares the latest from the M365 Message Center, including branch office survivability, and the rollout of the Approvals App in Microsoft Teams [37:33]
  • How can I prove that a fraudulent email did not originate from my email? (spoof) [41:30]
  • The panel has a discussion on general email and M365 security, sharing link, link and link [42:11]
  • Why did Microsoft Word suddenly minimize my toolbar view? Neil shares keyboard shortcuts [48:24]
  • Is there a way to enable Teams email notifications for members that do not have an Exchange Online license? [50:59]
  • Why can’t I forward an email that I had previously sent as encrypted? Link and link [54:24]
  • What happened to my M365 compliance settings across all of my devices? [59:44]
  • Is there a way to add a watermark to Excel sheets? [1:06:23]
  • Can I be in 3 completely separate Teams meetings at the same time using the same email address? [1:07:26]
  • How does one increase a non-profit license from 25 people to 50? [1:12:11]
  • How do I migrate from my old/trial Teams environment to my new licences? [1:13:53]
  • Is it possible to recover a deleted Team? Link and link [1:21:41]
  • Christian gets updated on archiving Microsoft Teams [1:24:36]
  • Why can’t I access the recording of the Teams meeting I just attended? [1:28:02]
  • How do I prevent others from calling me while I’m in another call? Link and link [1:31:19]

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Christian Buckley

Christian is a Microsoft Regional Director and M365 Apps & Services MVP, and an award-winning product marketer and technology evangelist, based in Silicon Slopes (Lehi), Utah. He is the Director of North American Partner Management for leading ISV Rencore (, leads content strategy for TekkiGurus, and is an advisor for both revealit.TV and WellnessWits. He hosts the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the weekly #CollabTalk Podcast, and the Microsoft 365 Ask-Me-Anything (#M365AMA) series.